Leah Stuhler

Leah grew up in Western New York, lived in Chicago for 11 years, and now resides in South Carolina. Leah is a WAHM/SAHM to Giovanni and Raylan. Her amazing husband Tim proudly serves his country in the Air Force Reserves. Leah works in health insurance, is a writer/freelance editor and is a theater teacher. You can find her blogging at SecretsofMommyhood.me, where she shares about her life as a Christian mother, allergy mom and military wife. Leah is a Co-Editor and contributor for Columbia SC Moms Blog and is beyond excited to also be a part of Military Moms Blog! Photo credit: Emily Ann Photography.
Back to School is for Moms Too! | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Back to School is for Moms Too!

Can you believe it is already August? You know what that means, don't you? It's back-to-school time! And if you're a mom like me, you're probably doing a little happy dance right now just...

The Day I Said Goodbye to the “Mom” Bathing Suit

Bathing suits. Did you just shudder? Crazy how one word instills fear in your heart; fear of going shopping for a bathing suit or fear of wearing a bathing suit in public. Or maybe all...

The Best Candy Shops in Columbia

I love candy. But who doesn't, really? That sugary sweetness that melts in your mouth and makes you oh so happy. Mmmmm... Now, it may not be good for the hips but, hey, everything in...
10 Things I Learned When I Moved to the South | Columbia SC Moms Blog

10 Things I Learned When I Moved to the South

I was born and raised in Western NY. When it was time to head off to college, I chose a place in Pennsylvania and after graduating I lived in Illinois for 11 years. I've...

Celebrating the Month of the Military Child

With Fort Jackson in our backyard, Columbia is home to a large military community. It's easy to remember to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving in the military, but we...
When Daddy Gets Involved :: A St. Patrick’s Day Story | Columbia SC Moms Blog

When Daddy Gets Involved :: A St. Patrick’s Day Story

For the past three years my boys and I have been making leprechaun traps to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. It is so much fun! We make a trap, come up with a plan to catch...

20+ Movies Your Boys Will Love!

I am a #boymom all the way. And I love it.  One of my favorite things to do with my boys (and my husband) is to snuggle up together on the couch and watch a...
Let’s Be Honest :: My Struggle With an Eating Disorder | Columbia SC Moms Blog

Let’s Be Honest :: My Struggle With An Eating Disorder

This post is to raise awareness in honor of National Eating Disorder Week February 26 - March 4, 2018 I have struggled with my weight pretty much my entire life. It has gone up and...

The Day I Let My Boys Give Me a Makeover

"Mommy, can we paint your nails?"  It was a simple request. But it was also a request I was slightly afraid to grant. A seven-year-old and a four-year-old painting my nails? This could only go...
It’s a Play Date! How to Throw a Simple Christmas Party for Kids | Columbia SC Moms Blog

It’s a Play Date! How to Throw a Simple Christmas Party for Kids

Last year I was watching a holiday show and the host held a Gingerbread House making party for her daughter and friends. It was such a cute idea and looked so fun! I decided...
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How I Became “That Mom” :: Birthday Parties

As I was planning my four year old's birthday party this year, I came to a realization. I have become "that mom." The mom who throws the "crazy" birthday parties. No, I don't mean...

The First Day of Preschool, For the Last Time

I sent my baby off to preschool last week. My youngest (and last) child is now in school. This was a day I had been dreading for a while. Not just for him, but for me...

Let’s Be Honest :: On Cleaning the House

In my first Let's Be Honestheartedpost, I shared about my struggle with anxiety. Today's post will be full of complete honesty as well, but a bit more light-.  Today I'm spilling my guts about house...

I Feed My Kids Nutella and That’s OK

Recently, Kelly Clarkson posted an adorable video on Instagram of her two-year-old daughter trying Nutella for the first time. As you can probably imagine, the haters out there had a field day with this....